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Saint Barsanuphius & John – Stewardship of our Faith (and our Father Confessor as our guide)!

Christ Is Risen! A person said “I want to be saved but I do not know the way to salvation.” Brother! Through the Holy Scriptures and through our fathers God has shown us the way to salvation saying “Ask your … Continue reading

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Our focus of Time

One who is baptized cuts himself off from all earthly hopes and supports, and lives in this age as if in a desert, not tied to anything. His heart is not on the earth – it is totally in that … Continue reading

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Rich fools

… The Lord tells us that those who sell all their possessions and distribute them to the poor become perfect and complete. In doing so, they lay up treasures for themselves in Heaven. He says that those who follow Him… … Continue reading

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Gift giving as part of your Stewardship commitment

When a tailor makes and sells a garment, only one service is performed, that of putting clothes on the body. The same is true of the cobbler making and selling a pair of shoes; the only service in this case … Continue reading

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Can we give what is part of us?

Why did the man who asked the Lord about eternal life go away sorrowful when he heard that he must sell everything and give it to the poor in order to be saved? For it is one thing to avoid … Continue reading

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Good works

The one who does good works becomes rich for the sake of God by pleasing Him. He becomes rich in God, attracting His goodwill. He becomes rich from God, Who makes one who is faithful over a few things ruler … Continue reading

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Temporal Riches

For what do we gain by acquiring things that we cannot take with us? Why not get the things we can take with us instead – namely wisdom, justice, self-control, courage, understanding, love, kindness to the poor, faith in Christ, … Continue reading

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